Delivering A Sustainable Future for Direct Mail The Government’s environmental priorities and review of waste policies The...
Coalition Government priorities for Defra
A strong and sustainable green economy
Drive a “zero waste” agenda
Waste Review: context <ul><li>Waste matters </li></ul><ul><li>Ensure our policies: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>reflect the Gover...
European priorities – the revised WFD <ul><li>The five step “waste hierarchy” will become a priority order in law </li></u...
Waste Review: applying the hierarchy Responsibility Deals Product Design SCP Programme Waste Prevention Programmes EU, nat...
Waste Review:  Vision & Challenges <ul><li>Review has a 2030 horizon but with a clear focus on what can be  delivered in t...
Why Direct Marketing?
Direct Marketing: progress to date
Government’s ask
Government’s offer
You are not alone!
Thank you for your attention
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Delivering a sustainable future for direct mail

  1. 1. Delivering A Sustainable Future for Direct Mail The Government’s environmental priorities and review of waste policies The SMP Annual Conference: 19 May 2011 Simon Dawes, Policy Adviser – Waste Programme
  2. 2. Coalition Government priorities for Defra
  3. 3. A strong and sustainable green economy
  4. 4. Drive a “zero waste” agenda
  5. 5. Waste Review: context <ul><li>Waste matters </li></ul><ul><li>Ensure our policies: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>reflect the Government’s ambition to be the greenest ever </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>respect short-term constraints on spending and focus on growth </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>support transition to a green economy and low-carbon economy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>contribute appropriately to energy policy </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Changing role of Government </li></ul><ul><ul><li>De-centralisation, de-regulation, localism and big society </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Good progress over last 10 years, but need to go further </li></ul><ul><ul><li>household recycling rates = 40%, business recycling rates > 50% </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. European priorities – the revised WFD <ul><li>The five step “waste hierarchy” will become a priority order in law </li></ul><ul><li>Waste prevention – Member States to have programmes by 2013 </li></ul><ul><li>Recycling target of 50% of waste from households by 2020 </li></ul><ul><li>Separate collections for key waste streams, including paper, by 2015 – the intention is to have collection systems that deliver quality recyclables </li></ul>
  7. 7. Waste Review: applying the hierarchy Responsibility Deals Product Design SCP Programme Waste Prevention Programmes EU, national, & local targets Producer Responsibility Responsibility Deals Guidance & advice Renewable Energy targets ROCs ETS Renewable Heat Incentive AD Implementation Landfill Directive Landfill Tax LATS PFI programme
  8. 8. Waste Review: Vision & Challenges <ul><li>Review has a 2030 horizon but with a clear focus on what can be delivered in this Parliament. </li></ul><ul><li>Aims to deliver a Zero Waste Economy: not an economy where no waste is produced or landfilled, but one where all material resources are fully valued – financially and environmentally – and are re-used, recycled or recovered wherever possible. </li></ul><ul><li>Principal challenges: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Preventing waste wherever it occurs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Helping local communities to develop local solutions for collecting and dealing with waste </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Continuing to increase recycling rates of both households and businesses </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Collection systems deliver material streams of a sufficiently high quality </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Energy from waste which cannot be recycled provides a valuable resource to local communities and businesses and helps with our renewable energy targets </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Continuing to drive waste away from landfill . Disposal is the option of last resort. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>An effective approach to tackling waste crime </li></ul></ul><ul><li>All Delivered in context of LOCALISM and BIG SOCIETY </li></ul>
  9. 9. Why Direct Marketing?
  10. 10. Direct Marketing: progress to date
  11. 11. Government’s ask
  12. 12. Government’s offer
  13. 13. You are not alone!
  14. 14. Thank you for your attention

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